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mcconnell, house speaker john boehner and nancy pelosi. so, will we get a deal? one man getting a lot of attention is erskine bowles. did you ever think your name would be part of pop culture? you are the bowles in simpson bowles. >> better be simpson bowles than bowles simpson since everybody knows him by his initials here in washington. >> so, when you talk about things, sacred cows, untouchables, whatever the word might be, in your proposal, the one paul ryan decided not to back, the one barack obama decided not to back, you had an increase in the federal gasoline tax. caps on mortgage interest. charitable donations and retirement contributions. these were all top choices. you also increased the eligibility age for medicare and social security. reduced benefits for wealthier seniors. some of those things average democrats and republicans say they agree on, other, they loathe them. is there anything that should be untouchable? >> the problems are real, no easy way out. we've got to come up with at least $4 trillion of deficit reduction and that's not the maximum amount we need to do
. the petraeus affair raised so many questions about the four-star generals conduct. here is nancy pelosi on david petraeus. >> i think that it's really important to note that this was a personal indiscretion as far as we know. why somebody would be personally indiscreet is their own problem. why they would do it in e-mails is beyond my imagination. but in any event, the honorable thing was done, the general has resigned. >> just how difficult was it for petraeus to do what the quote, unquote, honorable thing, and what's next for him? "outfront" tonight, a man who knows petraeus well, retired army general, peterman soar was his right-hand man in iraq from 2006 to 2008 and also a close friend and spoke with the former cia director yesterday. colonel, thanks very much for taking the time. really appreciate it. when you have the conversation with general petraeus yesterday, what's he say? >> you know, he was -- expressed deep regret for what happened. the damage he had done and the pain he had caused his family. he called his action morally reprehensible, and said in his words, "i screwed up
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